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comfort zone

1. A place, activity, situation, or psychological state in which a person feels free from anxiety and is within their of ability, experience, security, and/or control. Though it is often outside your comfort zone, traveling to foreign countries gives you a much greater perspective on how other people in the world live. The new job is a little out of my comfort zone, but it will give me a great opportunity to see what I'm truly capable of.
2. The temperature range wherein the human body feels naturally comfortable, being neither too hot nor too cold. Many retired Americans, being more sensitive to the cold, settle in Florida, where the balmy weather better suits their comfort zones.
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Comfort zone? Paul Scholes is a Saddleworth lad who won it all in club football - and he's brave enough to take on the muck and nettles.
My financial comfort zone rests in the normal area of hungry for profit while minimizing spend.
Engineers typically work in an operations section, where it should be relatively easy to maintain their comfort zone. This doesn't imply that assignments in the operations section are unimportant; they are crucial for leader development and essential to gaining the common operating picture needed for a successful career in the Army.
Another feature of this need for a comfort zone is that the traditional distinction between public and private conduct seems to have collapsed.
The tour is giving them an opportunity to make good money but they are in a comfort zone and don't want to come out of it," Kapur said at the sidelines of an award ceremony in the Capital.
"Comfort Zone helps parents to understand how vital their role is in their child's present and future emotional health and development." Over time, as parents record their feelings by using the app, they will be able to see if patterns develop at certain times of the day or week when they need to focus, or work on their child's moods.
Stay too long in the comfort zone, and stagnation sets in.
It is a bit twisted - living in your comfort zone all the time eventually will make you feel uncomfortable.
There are another two Teesside MPs that I also believe are prepared to come out of their 'political comfort zone' and put people before 'party politics'.
The temptation when the path to success gets too bumpy is to leap back into the comfort zone.
The partnership is aimed at offering Comfort Zone, IBRs web-based employee ergonomic survey/evaluation and enterprise management software to ETC s client base in the United States and abroad.
Some people see risk and uncertainty as exciting and embrace change (depending on the change), whereas others can be fearful of any change, even those perceived to be minor changes, as for them any change is seen as a risk and takes them out of their comfort zone.
some area or opportunity just outside our usual experience and our comfort zone. We can make a choice and leave our comfort zone and enter the comfort zone of another.
In fact, I tagged a giant Oklahoma bruiser last fall during a five-day muzzleloading hunt directly above a textbook comfort zone. Without question, breaking into protected sanctuaries and safe havens can definitely crank up the action when things get tough.